cerebral hemisphere


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cerebral hemisphere

n.
Either of the two symmetrical halves of the cerebrum, as divided by the longitudinal cerebral fissure.

cerebral hemisphere

n
(Anatomy) either half of the cerebrum

cere′bral hem′isphere


n.
either of the rounded halves of the cerebrum connected by the corpus callosum. Compare left brain, right brain.
[1810–20]

cerebral hemisphere

Either of the two symmetrical halves of the cerebrum. See Note at brain.

cerebral hemisphere

Either of both halves of the cerebrum.
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Noun1.cerebral hemisphere - either half of the cerebrumcerebral hemisphere - either half of the cerebrum    
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
left brain, left hemisphere - the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body
right brain, right hemisphere - the cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum that controls the left half of the body
cerebrum - anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans
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It helped the students to visualize how the nerve impulses were transmitted from motor area of the cerebral hemisphere to the skeletal muscles through the different levels of the brain and spinal cord.
These folds include the falx cerebri (separating the left and right cerebral hemispheres), and the tentorium, which separates the cerebral hemispheres from the cerebellum (see Box 1, p23).
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The MRI image of a brain section shown in Figure 1 comes from just lateral to the midline (a sagittal image) and shows the brain stem, the thalamus and one cerebellar and cerebral hemisphere.
Lateralization is characterized by the limiting of some function to one side of the brain or only one cerebral hemisphere.
Torrance (1982) defined hemisphericity "as the tendency for a person to rely more on one than the other cerebral hemisphere in processing information" (p.
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According to a study conducted by researchers from CNRS and Inserm at the Centre de Recherche en Neurosciences de Lyon (CNRS / Inserm / Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1), amusics exhibit altered processing of musical information in two regions of the brain: the auditory cortex and the frontal cortex, particularly in the right cerebral hemisphere.